LINCOLN, Neb. – Free workshops are scheduled in Omaha and Lincoln this spring for anyone who makes decisions about lakes and ponds or wants to learn more about protecting them.
The two-hour workshops begin at 6 p.m. Reservations are required. The first workshop will be in Omaha on March 21 at the Douglas-Sarpy County Extension Office, 8015 W. Center Road. Register at go.unl.edu/OMAHALakes; the deadline is March 19. The other workshop will be in Lincoln on March 26 at the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District, 3125 Portia St. Register at go.unl.edu/LINCOLNLakes; the deadline is March 22.
The workshops are a joint effort of the University of Nebraska, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The workshops are intended for landowners and others interested in learning about:
— How southeast Nebraska lakes function
— Managing waters for fisheries
— Project funding and regulations
— Lake management planning
— Resolving maintenance problems
— Developing a private pond maintenance plan
— Understanding invasive species
For more information, contact Katie Pekarek at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-413-1166.